Bobcat Buzz 2017-05-25T15:46:00+00:00

Bobcat Buzz

Each Thursday, Blessed Sacrament Catholic School publishes a weekly electronic newsletter.  The Bobcat Buzz contains a brief update from our principal, important information about upcoming events, and online attachments.

May 25, 2017

BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC SCHOOL

A NATIONAL SCHOOL OF CHARACTER

ATTENDANCE LINE: (801) 572-0251, please be sure to call the attendance line by 8:00am.

I can’t believe that we have come to the end of another school year. My how fast time flies when you are so busy and having so much fun! We have been blessed by the amazing amount of work and support of our community. The School Board has been very active and is planning on even more next year! HSA has done an amazing job orchestrating community events and spearheading the fundraising activities that are so important for our school’s success. Thank you doesn’t seem to be enough. Everyone has put in tremendous amounts of effort and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. The Holy Spirit is alive and vibrant in our community. We are truly BLESSED.

Here are just a few of the things we have done this year:

Community Building Activities:

  • Newcomers’ Lemonade Social
  • Parents and Pastries, Mother/Son & Father/Daughter Events
  • Movie and Popcorn
  • Grandparents’ & Grandfriends’ Day
  • Chick-Fil-A Evenings
  • Barnes & Noble Art Shows
  • Hockey Nights
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • Spaghetti Dinner
  • Jump-a–Thon
  • Springfest

Faith Formation:

  • First Holy Communion
  • Reconciliation
  • Confirmation
  • Weekly & Monthly All School Mass Days
  • Penance Services, Stations of the Cross
  • Christian Service Awards
  • 2nd Grade Holy Bible Gifts
  • Monthly linking of Virtue, Action, Saint
  • First Friday Prayer

Field trips, UMOCA Art Truck Visit, Sandy City Art Contest, Christmas concert, Musical, Middle School Science Fair, Southwest Airlines Adopt-a-Pilot program, Admissions Open House, Family Literacy Night, Catholic School Week, Middle School Film Festival, 5th grade Shark Tank, Community of Caring, and much, much more.

9th National Promising Practice Award from Character Education Partnership for the CommUNITY Walk-About. In the Fall several marigold plants from our Blessed Garden were uprooted and transplanted into pots for our 3 year old students to nurture. In the Spring, the Community of Caring Club created plant stakes to adorn the potted plants. Three large pots of various plants were created to give as a gift of respect and friendship to our neighboring schools, Grace Lutheran, Willow Canyon, and Waterford.

The development and scheduled opening of our Early Childhood Development Center (18-36 months) for the 2017-18 school year.

No wonder the year felt like it went by so quickly!

A quick note about lunch balances. In our partnership with Granite foodservices we have been diligent about making every effort to be accurate in billing the students that eat lunch each day. The students are billed as they get a lunch in the Kitchen. Granite Foods sends us a report of balances due. The balances left owing will be billed this week. Thank you for your understanding.

I look forward to seeing you all next year. Have a safe and Happy summer break.

Peace and blessings,
Bryan Penn,
M.S.Ed.L
Principal

We will be sending out a summer letter in late June/ early July. It will have all the information you need for the start of the 2017-2018 school year.

Summer Hours: During the summer break, office and administrative staff will be checking phone messages and emails periodically while the office is closed.

The office will be OPEN T-Th from 9:00 am to 12:00 for most of the summer.
We will be closed July 23-31.

Full administrative staff returns Tuesday, August 1, 2017
OPEN Tuesday, August 1-3, Open from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
CLOSED Friday, August 4
OPEN Monday, August 7-10, School Office Open from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
CLOSED Friday, August 11

SCHOOL BOARD
The Blessed Sacrament School Board is looking for new members to serve on the board for the upcoming year, if you are interested please fill out the attached form.

Thank you

Mike Carmody

LUNCH BALANCES
Families owing money to Granite School District for hot lunches….the notices went home on Wednesday. Please check the backpacks! The amount owing will be deducted on May 25 using the account information on file for your tuition. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Penn. Thank you!

CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AND CALENDAR
Please be sure to continue to check the Blessed Sacrament Calendar on our website www.blessedsacschool.org! We try to keep this updated with the most recent news and events.

HUGE PARISH GARAGE SALE
The Blessed Sacrament Council of Catholic Women is holding their annual Garage Sale on Friday and Saturday, June 9th -10th, 8 am – 4 pm in the school gym, 1700 East 9800 South in Sandy. Donations can be dropped off in the gym Saturday, June 3rd thru Wednesday, June 7th. For additional information, call Donna Florom, 207-664-9412.

USED UNIFORM SALE
Mark your calendars for our annual Used Uniform Sale!
Wednesday, July 26- Uniform Drop Off
Thursday, July 27- Uniform Sale
Friday, July 28- Pick up
Don’t worry if you aren’t sure how this all works! There will be lots of information heading your way in June!

JUAN DIEGO FOOTBALL
If your child is interested in football, check out the attached flier from Juan Diego!

BOBCAT SUMMER CAMP
We are currently enrolling for Bobcat Summer Camp! The daily rate is $30. Campers will go swimming every Wednesday, hike, go to the local parks, have a monthly movie day, monthly field trip, and a lot of other fun activities! If your child is PK4 – 5th grade, they may attend. Please complete the attached registration form. Camp capacity is 30 students.

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